1 John 1:2
Good News Translation
When this life became visible, we saw it; so we speak of it and tell you about the eternal life which was with the Father and was made known to us.

Contemporary English Version
The one who gives life appeared! We saw it happen, and we are witnesses to what we have seen. Now we are telling you about this eternal life that was with the Father and appeared to us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the life was manifested: and we have seen and do bear witness and declare unto you the life eternal, which was with the Father and hath appeared to us.

New American Bible
for the life was made visible; we have seen it and testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life that was with the Father and was made visible to us—

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For the life was manifested: and we have seen and do bear witness and declare unto you the life eternal, which was with the Father and hath appeared to us.

the life.

1 John 5:11,20 And this is the testimony that God hath given to us eternal life. And this life is in his Son. . . .

John 1:4 In him was life: and the life was the light of men.

John 11:25,26 Jesus said to her: I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth in me, although he be dead, shall live: . . .

John 14:6 Jesus saith to him: I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No man cometh to the Father, but by me.

was manifested.

1 John 3:5,8 And you know that he appeared to take away our sins: and in him there is no sin. . . .

Romans 16:25,26 Now to him that is able to establish you, according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which was kept secret from eternity; . . .

1 Timothy 3:16 And evidently great is the mystery of godliness, which was manifested in the flesh, was justified in the spirit, appeared unto angels, hath been preached unto the Gentiles, is believed in the world, is taken up in glory.

2 Timothy 1:10 But is now made manifest by the illumination of our Saviour Jesus Christ, who hath destroyed death and hath brought to light life and incorruption by the gospel.

Titus 1:2 Unto the hope of life everlasting, which God, who lieth not, hath promised before the times of the world:

and bear.

John 15:27 And you shall give testimony, because you are with me from the beginning.

John 21:14 This is now the third time that Jesus was manifested to his disciples, after he was risen from the dead.

Acts 1:22 Beginning from the baptism of John, until the day wherein he was taken up from us, one of these must be made a witness with us of his resurrection.

Acts 2:32 This Jesus hath God raised again, whereof all we are witnesses.

Acts 3:15 But the author of life you killed, whom God hath raised from the dead: of which we are witnesses.

Acts 5:32 And we are witnesses of these things: and the Holy Ghost, whom God hath given to all that obey him.

Acts 10:41 Not to all the people, but to witnesses preordained by God, even to us, who did eat and drink with him, after he arose again from the dead.

1 Peter 5:1 The ancients therefore that are among you, I beseech who am myself also an ancient and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as also a partaker of that glory which is to be revealed in time to come:

shew.

1 John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God is come. And he hath given us understanding that we may know the true God and may be in his true Son. This is the true God and life eternal.

that eternal.

John 17:3 Now this is eternal life: That they may know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.

which was.

Proverbs 8:22-30 I was set up from eternity, and of old, before the earth was made. . . .

John 1:1,2,18 In the beginning was the Word: and the Word was with God: and the Word was God. . . .

John 3:13 And no man hath ascended into heaven, but he that descended from heaven, the Son of man who is in heaven.

John 7:29 I know him, because I am from him: and he hath sent me.

John 8:38 I speak that which I have seen with my Father: and you do the things that you have seen with your father.

John 16:28 I came forth from the Father and am come into the world: again I leave the world and I go to the Father.

John 17:5 And now glorify thou me, O Father, with thyself, with the glory which I had, before the world was, with thee.

Romans 8:3 For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God, sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and of sin, hath condemned sin in the flesh.

Galatians 4:4 But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent his Son, made of a woman, made under the law:

Context
The Word of Life
1That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon and our hands have handled, of the word of life. 2For the life was manifested: and we have seen and do bear witness and declare unto you the life eternal, which was with the Father and hath appeared to us. 3That which we have seen and have heard, we declare unto you: that you also may have fellowship with us and our fellowship may be with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ.…
Cross References
John 1:1
In the beginning was the Word: and the Word was with God: and the Word was God.

John 1:4
In him was life: and the life was the light of men.

John 10:28
And I give them life everlasting: and they shall not perish for ever. And no man shall pluck them out of my hand.

John 15:27
And you shall give testimony, because you are with me from the beginning.

John 17:3
Now this is eternal life: That they may know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.

John 19:35
And he that saw it hath given testimony: and his testimony is true. And he knoweth that he saith true: that you also may believe.

1 John 1:1
That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon and our hands have handled, of the word of life.

1 John 2:25
And this is the promise which he hath promised us, life everlasting.

1 John 3:5
And you know that he appeared to take away our sins: and in him there is no sin.

1 John 3:8
He that committeth sin is of the devil: for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God appeared, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

1 John 4:2
By this is the spirit of God known. Every spirit which confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God:

1 John 4:14
And we have seen and do testify that the Father hath sent his Son to be the Saviour of the world.

1 John 5:11
And this is the testimony that God hath given to us eternal life. And this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:13
These things I write to you that you may know that you have eternal life: you who believe in the name of the Son of God.

1 John 5:20
And we know that the Son of God is come. And he hath given us understanding that we may know the true God and may be in his true Son. This is the true God and life eternal.

Additional Translations
And this is the life that was revealed; we have seen it and testified to it, and we proclaim to you the eternal life that was with the Father and was revealed to us.

and the life was made manifest, and we have seen and bear witness, and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was revealed to us--

(For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and show to you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested to us;)

(and the life was manifested, and we have seen, and bear witness, and declare unto you the life, the eternal life , which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us);

(and the life has been manifested, and we have seen, and bear witness, and report to you the eternal life, which was with the Father, and has been manifested to us:)

(and the life was manifested, and we have seen, and bear witness, and declare unto you the life, the eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us);

(For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and testify, and show to you that eternal life which was with the Father, and was manifested to us;)

the Life was manifested, and we have seen and bear witness, and we declare unto you the Life of the Ages which was with the Father and was manifested to us--

(and the life was revealed, and we have seen, and testify, and declare to you the life, the eternal life, which was with the Father, and was revealed to us);

and the Life was manifested, and we have seen, and do testify, and declare to you the Life, the age-during, which was with the Father, and was manifested to us --
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